Local NAIDOC Events Calendar

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 16:00 to 17:30
Location: Bedford Park, SA
Event Venue: Warriparinga - Living Kaurna Cultural Centre, Warriparinga Way, Bedford Park, SA 5042

Dance Workshops – 2nd Term 2017
Start date: Friday 19 May & Every Friday thereafter
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm
Length of session: 1.5 hours
Location: Living Kaurna Cultural Centre – on the grounds
Tutor/s: 2 tutors per session:
 Rikki Wilson and Amber A’hang
 Deon Hastie is back-up
FINAL Performance at NAIDOC Open Day 4/7/17

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 12:00 to 14:00
Location: Campbelltown, NSW
Event Venue: St Johns the Evangelist Catholic Parish Primary School, Campbelltown

NAIDOC Mass incorporating Aboriginal Spirituality and Culture our Aboriginal Girls Dance Group will lead the Procession into Mass with our Acknowledgement and National Anthem in Dharawal Language our students will connect through song, dance and language throughout the Mass. This will be followed by a Community BBQ for Elders, Parents and the wider community in our school grounds.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 10:30 to 13:00
Location: Rockingham , WA
Event Venue: Gary Holland Community Centre, 19 Kent Street Rockingham WA 6168

The Rockingham NAIDOC Celebration will be held at the Gary Holland Community Centre on Wednesday 28 June 2017 from 10.30am -1pm.

Everyone is welcome to come along and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culture and community. Cultural performances, fun activities and food will be available.

For more information visit the City’s website www.rockingham.wa.gov.au

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 09:00 to Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 18:00
Event Venue: True Blue Australia Shop 101 Fremantle Markets, Cnr South Terrace & Parry Street FREMANTLE WA 6160

Exhibition and Sale of new Nyoongar Paintings, Fused Art Glass, Pottery and Jewellery.
Prominent Nyoongar artists have created stunning works especially to celebrate this year's NAIDOC theme 'Our Languages Matter'.
Please Note: The exhibition opens to the public on Friday, Saturday and Sunday over the two weekends.

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00
Location: Richmond, NSW
Event Venue: Anglicare Chesalon

PRIVATE EVENT at a Residential Facility.
For residents of Chesalon facility, display flags & artwork. Art & Craft with residents, lunch provided. Dreamtime stories.

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 17:00 to Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 16:00
Location: Sydney, NSW
Event Venue: Fairfield City Museum & Gallery

Join us for the opening of the exhibition 'Ngarunga Guru: Stories of River & Water' at the Fairfield City Museum & Gallery. The exhibition explores the rivers and waterways of the Dharug nation and its meaning and significance for Aboriginal people. The exhibition features work by artists
Yvonne Koolmatrie, Leanne Tobin, Dianne Ussher, Steven Barton, Susan Grant Murphy, Glen Cunningham, Victoria Woods, Judy Watson and the
Guntawang Aboriginal Women’s Group. Related activities will also be running including cycle tours, artists talks & art workshops. See

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 09:00 to Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 00:30
Location: Cessnock, NSW
Event Venue: Cessnock Library, 65-67 Vincent Street Cessnock NSW 2325

The first human voices that were heard in what is now known as the Cessnock Local Government Area were Indigenous ones as the Wonnarua people moved through our landscape. In our exhibition, 'Wonnarua words' we celebrate the survival of and ongoing connection to the land by Cessnock's original inhabitants the Wonnarua, Awabakal and the Darkinjung peoples.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:15
Location: Deception Bay, QLD
Event Venue: Barujugan Park, Endeavour Street, Deception Bay Qld 4508 (behind Deception Bay Library)

Traditional dancers including the Gubbi Gubbi Dance Troupe, free rides, lots of fun interactive activities for kids, Indigenous Traditional games, face painting, arts and crafts, bring the family and blanket along to enjoy music and entertainment from the band The Huntsmen. Looking forward to celebrating and showcasing the achievements of our Peoples.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:00
Location: Beaudesert, QLD
Event Venue: jubilee park , Beaudesert , QLD

community event for everyone to be apart of . for more information please contact MUNUNJALI Housing & development co.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 10:30 to Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 16:00
Location: Canberra, ACT
Event Venue: Tuggeranong Library

The Wanniassa Koori Preschool has created a mural titled Special Land inspired by the song and book of the same title. The author Wendy Notley, also known for Aunty Wendy’s Mob has produced CDs and books cherished by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pre-schoolers. The mural will be displayed at Tuggeranong Library during June and July.